Welcome to Mt. Crested Butte, Colorado

Welcome to Mt. Crested Butte, home of world-class downhill skiing, snowboarding, mountain biking, cross country skiing, hunting, golfing, world class Art's Festivals and Music Festivals, and so much more. Whether you are a visitor, resident, business owner, or are new to our area, we welcome you to our community.

The Town of Mt. Crested Butte is home to just over 800 year-around residents. The Town is nestled among the Elk Mountains, with the East River to the northeast and Gothic Mountain and Paradise Divide to the north and Kebler Pass to the west. Our namesake mountain rises just above town to a height of 12,162 feet. This unique setting affords some of the most breathtaking vistas in Colorado.

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History of Crested Butte

History of Crested Butte

The History of the Crested Butte Area will be taught by Duane Vandenbusche at the Crested Butte Community School beginning on February 1. The class will meet every Thursday evening from 7:00-8:30 P.M. with the last class on April 19. The class covers coal mining camps and will include 3 slide shows on skiing, railroads and mining. For more information contact Extended Studies at Western State –  970-943-2885 or go to https://www.western.edu/academics/extended-studies-program

2018 Trash Increase

Waste Management fees will increase on January 1, 2018 to $64 per quarter. Please adjust your bill pay accounts accordingly. If you have any questions contact Jill Lindros, Town Clerk - 970-349-6632
Official Website of the Town of Mt. Crested Butte, Colorado

The Town of Mt. Crested Butte does not discriminate. All employees and beneficiaries of Town programs and policies are treated equally without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation age or disability